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9017139 Lapping carrier having hard and soft properties, and methods  
A carrier for a slider row bar for a lapping process. The carrier has a mounting structure comprising a material configured to have a first modulus of at least 1,000,000 Pa at a first period of...
9017149 Surface treatment device  
A device used to smooth a material's surface with abrasion. More specifically, the device is in the form of a glove or mitten with an abrasive layer that is placed over, and secured on, a user's...
9017142 Mass finishing apparatus and method  
A finishing apparatus and method for surface finishing workpieces. A tub is rotatable about vertical axis and operable to hold and rotate abrasive media completely submerged in water or other...
9018099 Polishing pad  
An object of the present invention is to provide a polishing pad that is prevented from causing an end-point detection error due to a reduction in light transmittance from the early stage to the...
9017138 Retaining ring monitoring and control of pressure  
A load cup apparatus for transferring a substrate in a processing system includes a pedestal assembly having a substrate support, an actuator, and a controller. The actuator is configured to move...
9016675 Apparatus and method for supporting a workpiece during processing  
An apparatus for supporting a workpiece during processing of the workpiece is disclosed. The apparatus comprises: a chassis having a vacuum chamber that is connectable to a vacuum source; a...
9017146 Wafer polishing apparatus  
The wafer polishing apparatus comprises a polishing plate, a polishing head capable of holding a wafer, and a slurry supplying section. The polishing plate includes: a plurality of concentric...
9018273 Polishing pad and production method therefor, and production method for semiconductor device  
A polishing pad, having a polishing layer comprising a thermoset polyurethane foam, wherein the polishing layer has an in-plane variation of 12 or less in microrubber A hardness, the variation...
9017140 CMP pad with local area transparency  
A CMP polishing pad comprising (a) a polishing layer having a polishing surface and a back surface opposite said polishing surface; said polishing layer having at least one cured opaque thermoset...
9017150 Method of making a coated abrasive article having shaped abrasive particles and resulting product  
A method of making a coated abrasive article includes the steps of: applying a make coat to a first major surface of a backing; applying shaped abrasive particles to the make coat to form a first...
9017141 Deburring machine and method for deburring  
A method for deburring a ground metal part includes loading a ground metal part into a carrier, contacting a first planar surface of the ground metal part with a first grinding wheel, and...
9017147 Surface sample collection tool  
A sampling device for removing a surface portion from a substrate. The device includes a frame structure and a cutter head assembly. The cutter head assembly includes a pivot body having a first...
9017148 Apparatus for the truncation of railway rails  
A portable cutting apparatus (1) for the in situ truncation of railway rails (9) comprises a rail saw (2) having a motor (3) with a cyclic movement output member (4), a plate holder (5) adapted to...
9017145 Polishing solution distribution apparatus and polishing apparatus having the same  
The present invention provides a polishing solution distribution apparatus capable of reducing distribution deviation of polishing solution even when leveling for installation is insufficient or...
9017143 Method for manufacturing electronic grade synthetic quartz glass substrate  
An electronic grade synthetic quartz glass substrate is manufactured by machining a synthetic quartz glass substrate to form a recess, channel or step and polishing the bottom and side surfaces of...
9010310 Independently supported concrete saw apparatus and method  
A saw apparatus for sawing paving slabs has a frame mounted on a ground contacting propulsion member such that the frame may move above a slab to be cut without touching the slab. A first saw...
9011212 Polishing pad and manufacturing method therefor  
Provided are a polishing pad which remedies the problem of scratches occurring when a conventional hard (dry) polishing pad is used, which is excellent in polishing rate and polishing uniformity,...
9011203 Retread tire buffing with multiple response curves  
A method and apparatus for buffing tread from a tire carcass, the method comprising the steps of: positioning a sensor at a first lateral location along a width of the tread; receiving a first...
9011208 Dual-spindle grinder  
A machining apparatus has a frame carrying a headstock capable of gripping one end of an elongated workpiece and rotating the workpiece about a machining axis. A turntable support is spaced...
9011206 Super abrasive wheel with dispensing capability, method of manufacturing wafer using the same, and wafer  
The super abrasive wheel includes a core rotating around a rotation axis and a super abrasive layer bonded to the core. The core has a first surface and a second surface located opposite to the...
9011204 Reducing small colloidal particle concentrations in feed and/or byproduct fluids in the context of waterjet processing  
A waterjet system in accordance with a particular embodiment includes a pressurizing device configured to pressurize a fluid, a cutting head downstream from the pressurizing device, and a catcher...
9011207 Flexible diaphragm combination floating and rigid abrading workholder  
Flat-surfaced workpieces such as semiconductor wafers or sapphire disks are attached to a rotatable floating or rigid workpiece holder carrier that is supported by a pressurized-air flexible...
9011211 Sandpaper and method of use thereof  
Disclosed herein is sandpaper that includes a first plurality of particles having a first grain size, the first plurality of particles having a first sanding surface covering a first area of the...
9011210 Abrasive-smoothing/polishing tool  
A smoothing/polishing tool (10) of the type including a hollow cylindrical body (1), a plurality of expansion sectors (4) for a plurality of abrasives (6) integrally mounted on the external...
9011209 Method and apparatus for trimming the working layers of a double-side grinding apparatus  
A trimming apparatus for trimming two working layers, including bonded abrasive applied on mutually facing sides of an upper and a lower working disk of a grinding apparatus configured for...
9011202 Fitting of optical model with diffraction effects to measured spectrum  
A method of controlling a polishing operation includes obtaining a sequence over time of measured spectra with an in-situ optical monitoring system during polishing. For each measured spectrum...
9009946 Machining apparatus for grinding, milling, polishing or the like of a dental workpiece  
A machining apparatus for grinding, milling, polishing or the like of a dental workpiece. The machining apparatus contains a machining tool, a housing to which the machining tool is mounted...
9011205 Titanium aluminide article with improved surface finish  
Titanium-containing articles having improved surface finishes and methods for changing the surface of titanium containing articles, for example by removing overstock, are provided. One example...
9004982 Supply device for spraying a cutting tool of a handheld power tool and a power tool of this type  
A supply device for a handheld power tool for a cutting grinder includes a cutting tool and a protective cover which at least partially surrounds the cutting tool. The supply device includes a...
9004980 Fluid jet lance  
A fluid jet system providing a hydraulic induction manifold for at least two valves. The manifold is positioned “upstream” of an abrasives holding tank, so that no abrasive material flows through...
9004984 Cleaning material and abrasive material made from bamboo fiber  
The present invention discloses a cleaning cloth, an abrasive cloth, a cleaning buff and an abrasive buff which are each formed by knitting/weaving bamboo fibers having excellent cleaning,...
9004986 Sharpening tool  
A portion of the sharpener handle is recessed to receive the curved blade of a lopper. The cutaway allows the sharpening element to sharpen the lopper blade along its entire length. Additional...
9008820 Method of compensation for a fluid cutting apparatus  
A system and method for positioning a fluid stream for cutting a double contour workpiece includes a compensation module configured to receive information regarding a contour path in at least five...
9004981 Apparatus for double-sided, grinding machining of flat workpieces  
The invention relates to an apparatus for the double-sided, grinding machining of flat workpieces with an upper and a lower work disk, each of which has a work surface with a grinding layer,...
9004983 Polishing pad for polishing semiconductor surfaces  
Methods and apparatus for forming a semi-spherical polishing pad for polishing semiconductor surfaces, provide for: placing a polishing pad pre-form on a dome-shaped forming surface, the polishing...
9007059 Methods for monitoring thickness of a conductive layer  
Methods and apparatuses for calibrating eddy current sensors. A calibration curve is formed relating thickness of a conductive layer in a magnetic field to a value measured by the eddy current...
9004979 Replaceable fine machining membrane, stationary fine machining tool, and method for producing a replaceable fine machining membrane  
The invention relates to a replaceable fine machining membrane (19) for fixing on a tool head (1), to which pressure can be applied, of a stationary fine machining tool for fine machining a...
9004985 Fixed abrasive pad and method for forming the same  
A fixed abrasive pad includes a substrate and a plurality of discrete abrasive blocks attached thereon, wherein the abrasive blocks comprise a plurality of abrasive sub-layers, wherein the...
RE45468 Barrier-slurry-free copper CMP process  
A method of polishing a metal layer comprising the following steps. A structure having an upper patterned dielectric layer with an opening therein is provided. A barrier layer is formed over the...
8998678 Spider arm driven flexible chamber abrading workholder  
Flat-surfaced workpieces such as semiconductor wafers or sapphire disks are attached to a rotatable floating workpiece holder carrier that is supported by a pressurized-air flexible elastomer...
8998680 Sharpener for cutting tools  
Apparatus and method for sharpening cutting tools. In accordance with some embodiments, an abrasive medium is presented adjacent a guide housing. The guide housing includes a guide slot to...
8998676 Retaining ring with selected stiffness and thickness  
A retaining ring for holding a substrate below a carrier head during chemical mechanical polishing includes an annular lower portion and an annular upper portion secured to the lower portion. The...
8997897 Impregnated diamond structure, method of making same, and applications for use of an impregnated diamond structure  
A layer of matrix powder is deposited within a mold opening. A layer of super-abrasive particles is then deposited over the matrix powder layer. The super-abrasive particles have a non-random...
8998677 Bellows driven floatation-type abrading workholder  
Flat-surfaced workpieces such as semiconductor wafers are attached to a rotatable floating workpiece holder carrier rotor that is supported by and rotationally driven by a bellows. The rotating...
8998681 Gear grinding method  
Provided is a gear grinding method capable of improving processing accuracy and easily adjusting the crowning shape by simplifying a processing operation. To this end, a work piece (W) is ground...
8998679 Surface treatment of a polymeric stent  
Methods of treating the polymeric surfaces of a stent with a fluid including a solvent for the surface polymer are disclosed.
8998682 Devices and methods for automatically cleaving and abrading cables  
An apparatus includes: a cleaver configured to automatically cleave a bare fiber extending from an end face of a terminus or connector of a fiber optic cable, the cleaver including a bending...
8998684 Apparatus for the tooling of a workpiece  
A portable apparatus (1) for the tooling of a workpiece (9) comprises a motor (3) with a cyclic movement output member (4), a tool holder (5) adapted to carry a tool (6) and a movement transmitter...
8998685 Grinder having dust extraction system  
Disclosed is a grinder, in particular an oscillating grinder, having a grinding spindle, to which a grinding tool can be attached, and having a housing, and having a dust extraction duct which can...
8998683 Polishing device with driving mechanisms  
A polishing device includes a reducer, a polishing mechanism, a rotatably driven mechanism, and a sliding driving mechanism. The polishing mechanism is connected to the reducer. The rotatably...